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Take a look around our nine exhibitions

In our 400 year old cob barn...


World War I Exhibition

World War I artefacts and information helps show the effect the war had on this part of Devon and the invaluable part horses played in the conflict. 

Parson Jack Russell

Parsonage Farm in War Horse Valley was once the home of Parson Jack Russell who bred the Jack Russell Terrier in the 1800s. Discover the history of this in our museum. 

Farms for City Children

Farms for City Children was founded by Michael Morpurgo 

and his wife Clare here in Iddesleigh at Nethercott House in 1976. Graham Ward & his brother David have worked with the schools visiting Nethercott House for the past 41 years, both welcoming the children onto their farms.  See our exhibition of the work of this wonderful charity.

Michael Morpurgo's Books

Browse Michael Morpurgo's wonderful books. Over 120 captivating stories from our local master storyteller and author of War Horse. 

Click here to view a full list. 

War Horse 

Discover the book, the play which has been shown worldwide & the movie made by Stephen Spielberg. Joey has 'come home' to War Horse Valley this year. A life-size original puppet used to portray the young horse in the National Theatre production of War Horse. View the story by clicking here.

History of the Local Parishes 

Learn about the history of the surrounding local parishes including Iddesleigh, Winkleigh, Dolton, Hatherleigh and Monkokehampton. 

On the other side of the farm...

Farming Methods Used One Hundred Years Ago. 

Discover the farming methods that were used around twelve months of the year one hundred years ago. From ploughing with horses to cutting the grass with a skythe, you'll wonder how we ever got anything done!

Vintage Farm Machinery

View our exhibition of historical farm machinery including one of the oldest tractors in the country and a 100 year old plough. 

A World War I Style Trench

Enter the trench if you dare....expect a few surprises! 

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